Wood Council Sends Solidarity to USW Local 816's Picket Line for the Holidays
USW Cares: USW Local 5917 Hosts 'Kids of Steel' Christmas
Lynn Williams Award 2016
It is with pride that the Canadian SOAR executive voted to award the 2016 Lynn Williams Award for Service to Lena Sutton President of SOAR chapter 10, in Hamilton Ontario.
Steelworkers Reach Settlement on Human Rights Complaint in Fernie
The United Steelworkers (USW) has reached a settlement with the TDL Group Corp. and one of its former franchisees, 658380 B.C. Ltd., in Fernie, British Columbia.
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USW Cares: Hamilton Steelworkers Spread Holiday Cheer
For its annual holiday luncheon, the Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council and its local unions presented cheques to many community partners totalling over $27,000.
USW Cares: USW Local 1998 Knit 132 Scarves for Visual Display Against Workplace Violence
USW Cares: Steelworkers Drop Dough on Soup Kitchen
United Steelworkers District 6, USW Locals 2251, 2724 and 9548 presented cheques to the Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen and St. Vincent’s Place.
Call Centre Workers Launch Campaign to Stop ‘Dehumanizing’ Abuse
Verbally abusive customers are a serious risk to the mental and physical health of call centre employees and it’s time for employers to provide them with better protection, according to the USW, which represents approximately 10,000 call centre workers.
Union Exchange: Mass Incarceration is Modern Day Slavery
"I can't work if I can't breathe," writes Mark Brown in the Summer 2016 edition of Our Times. Those words are central to Brown's argument that the Canadian labour movement must support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne on Bill 70, Building Ontario Up for Everyone Act (Budget Measures)
USW District 6 Director Marty Warren writes a letter to Premier Wynne expressing concerns about Bill 70
Women of Steel Quilt Block Challenge
To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Women of Steel in District 6, the D6 Women’s Committee is making a quilt. We are asking women/women’s committees across the District to submit a quilt block.
Holiday Message from USW District 6 Director Marty Warren
Two-Tier System Hurts Taxi Workers
Steelworkers join legal challenge of backroom Uber deal.
Speak Out Against Violence
Women of Steel Launch Anti-Violence Initiative.
TWU, USW National Local 1944 Ratifies Collective Agreement with Telus
TWU, USW National Local 1944 members vote 68% in favour of new contract.
Canada’s Unions Call Anti-Pension Bill C-27 a Betrayal
Canada’s unions are organizing against Bill C-27, legislation that allows Crown corporations and federal private-sector employers to back out of defined-benefit pension commitments.
Renewal After Wildfire
Steelworkers Solidarity for Fort McMurray
42,000 Steel, Auto Jobs at Risk
Despite promising “real change” more than a year ago, the federal Liberals are moving forward with the previous government’s secret trade deals that will kill tens of thousands of middle-class jobs.
USW Cares: Boots and Socks Drive
USW Local 4120 in Guelph, Ont., hosted a Boots and Socks drive to help community members stay warm for the winter season.